Pegocomptus howardi Dickerson 1914 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative combinations: Molopophorus howardi, Pseudoliva howardi

Full reference: R. E. Dickerson. 1914. New molluscan species from the Martinez Eocene of southern California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 8(15):299-304

Belongs to Pegocomptus according to W. J. Zinsmeister 1983

See also Waring 1917

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: UCMP 11762, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Paleocene of Mexico (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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